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Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

Research from Dr Ann Marcus-Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication)  was highlighted by RTÉ last week. Dr Marcus-Quinn was part of a team of researchers who found that the use of some technologies in the classroom could be hurting rather than helping learning. The study questions the practice of replacing hard copy schoolbooks with… Continue reading Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

All posts, Law, News & events, Students, Undergraduates

BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

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UL journalism students score another hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

The University of Limerick scored another hat-trick at the 19th National Student Media Awards where its journalism students scooped three top awards. Limerick Voice a 40-page local newspaper, produced by masters and fourth year Journalism and New Media students won the award for Best Layout and Design while An Focal, UL’s student publication, was named Website of… Continue reading UL journalism students score another hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

All posts, Law, News & events

Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards gives guest lecture at UL on the European Arrest Warrant

The Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards, Judge of the Court of Appeal and Adjunct Professor in the School of Law ay UL, delivered a guest lecture on ‘The Implications of Recent Decisions of the CJEU for Requests on Foot of European Arrest Warrants for the Surrender of Persons who were Tried In Absentia’, on 2nd… Continue reading Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards gives guest lecture at UL on the European Arrest Warrant

All posts, Research postgraduates, Students

Poster presentation workshop

At the Annual AHSS Research Conference scheduled for 7 May 2019 in UL, postgraduate researchers can submit a paper or a poster.  In advance of the conference, a workshop was organised to assist researchers on how to design a poster from scratch using power point. Dr Michelle Stevenson, School of Law, presented a very helpful… Continue reading Poster presentation workshop

All posts, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Research

Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière, Catherine Jeanneau and Dr Veronica O’Regan (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) presented findings from a research project entitled ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings’ at the international AILA conference, Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital… Continue reading Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, International students, News & events, Students, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates

UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

UL journalism students have secured a record number of nominations in the National Student Media Awards. Limerick Voice, which was named newspaper of the year in 2018, has been nominated for the third year running in a number of different categories including: Newspaper of the Year Layout and Design Website of the Year Frances Watkins,… Continue reading UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

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BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane to give keynote lecture in UL

The BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane will give a keynote lecture at a major journalism conference in the University of Limerick on Thursday April 11th 2019. Mr Keane who is the new Adjunct Professor of Journalism at UL will give the keynote lecture on: Journalism and Democracy under Siege: How Can We Combat the Threat… Continue reading BBC Africa Editor Fergal Keane to give keynote lecture in UL

All posts, In the press, Politics & Public Administration, Research, Research postgraduates, Students

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?

Cian Matthew Kearns is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at the University of Limerick.  His PhD on risk assessment models for genocide is funded through the Irish Research Council and the Department of Foreign Affairs. Cian wrote an opinion piece for the Journal.ie: '25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make… Continue reading Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?

All posts, Research, Research postgraduates, Sociology

AHSS PhD candidate’s research included in special journal ‘Asylum Narratives’

Department of Sociology PhD Candidate, Niamh Dillon, was invited to the launch of Asylum Narratives, a special edition of the Studies in Arts and Humanities journal, on 30th January. Niamh’s research is included in this collection of academic essays, journal reflections, observations, audio and video recordings, photography and poetry. The collection was put together following… Continue reading AHSS PhD candidate’s research included in special journal ‘Asylum Narratives’

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UL English lecturer wins Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature

Congratulations to Dr Tina Morin (School of English, Irish and Communication), who was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature for her monograph The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829. The prize is named in honour of a founding member of the American Conference for Irish Studies, which held its annual… Continue reading UL English lecturer wins Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature

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Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team

Details of the new strategy and the associated Reform and Development Programme for 106 Garda Youth Diversion Projects (GYDPs) located around the country were announced by Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. It will begin with a GYDP Action Research Project that will work with 15 GYDPs across 10 counties over… Continue reading Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team